Emmanouil Tampakakis, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Greek


Cardiac Amyloidosis, General Cardiology, Inherited Cardiomyopathies, Internal Medicine ...read more

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Inherited Cardiomyopathies

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

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601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287
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1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, MD 21287
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Dr. Emmanouil Tampakakis is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as well as an attending physician at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

His research focuses on Stem Cell Biology and Heart Development and Regeneration. Specifically, Dr. Tampakakis lab aims to understanding the biology and regenerative potential of stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes and uses human induced pluripotent stem cells and animal models to model human cardiac disease and deciphering the mechanisms of cardiac maturation. Dr. Tampakakis also holds a cardiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Tampakakis received his undergraduate degree and M.D. from the University of Crete. He completed an internal medicine residency at Boston University Medical Center. 

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins in 2012, Dr. Tampakakis was a research fellow in Dr. J. Vita’s laboratory of Vascular Biology at Boston University School of Medicine. At Johns Hopkins, he was a post-doc in the labs of Drs Chulan Kwon and David Kass.

Dr. Tampakakis is the recipient of several awards including the AHA outstanding early career investigator award and the ACC Presidential Career Development Award and has received funding from the AHA and the NIH.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor of Genetic Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Crete Faculty of Medicine (2005)


  • Internal Medicine; Boston Medical Center (2011)


  • Cardiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (2015)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2011)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Tampakakis research focuses on the role of cardiac innervation in heart development, the effect of transcriptional enhancers on heart failure and the contribution of stem cell derived-cardiomyocytes on heart regeneration.


Stem cell biology

Heart development and regeneration

Lab Website: Tampakakis Lab

Activities & Honors


  • NIH-NHLBI, K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award - 2019
  • AHA Career Development Award, 2019
  • ACC Presidential Career Development Award, 2019
  • Weinstein Heart Development and Regeneration Conference Travel Award, 2018
  • JHU The Magic That Matters Fund, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2018
  • Northwestern Young Investigator Forum Finalist, 2016
  • AHA Scientific Sessions Travel Award, 2016
  • JHU Clinician Scientist Award, Johns Hopkins University, 2016
  • Mid Atlantic Capital Cardiology Symposium, Young Investigator Award Winner, 2015 - 2016
  • AHA BCVS Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award 2020
  • Northwestern Young Investigator Forum, Excellence in Basic Science Research 2020
  • W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Award 2020


  • Member, American College of Cardiology, 2012
  • Member, American Heart Association, 2010
  • Member, American Medical Association, 2010
  • Member, American College of Physicians, 2009

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Hopkins researchers discover newborn rats hold secret to manufacturing human heart cells., The Baltimore Sun, (February 11, 2017). 

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